A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Puerto Rico region kilometers (0 miles) from Puerto Rico region. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 19:31:16 / December 15, 2020 @ 7:31 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:31:16 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020350020. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020350020. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9936° West, 17.9673° North, depth 13 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aibonito, Coco, Barranquitas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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